1. London Grammar Leads Nominations for AIM Independent Awards

    August 13, 2014 9:28 AM EDT Electro-pop band London Grammar leads the pack with four nominations at the 4th annual AIM Independent Awards. The list of indie music's brightest artists and advocates was revealed at Red Bull Studios London on Wednesday with winners to be announced at an event on Sept. 2. London…

  2. Sasquatch! Music Festival: Outkast, Soundgarden, Robyn Top Separate Lineups

    February 04, 2014 10:36 AM EST Washington state festival now taking place on Memorial Day weekend and Fourth Of July weekend. The Sasquatch! Music Festival, located at the Gorge in Quincy, Wash., is expanding to two patriotic weekends in 2014, with completely unique lineups for its standard Memorial Day weekend and new…

  3. Clean Bandit Steals No. 1 Slot in U.K. With Big-Selling 'Rather Be'

    January 27, 2014 6:26 AM EST   English electronic quartet Clean Bandit, featuring Jess Glynne, scored the highest sales total for a January No. 1 single for 18 years with “Rather Be” (Atlantic/Warner Music), when the new U.K. sales charts were unveiled yesterday (Jan. 26). Ellie Goulding’s “Halcyon” (Polydor/Universal)…

  4. Bonnaroo 2012 Lineup Announced: Radiohead, Phish, Chili Peppers Headlining

    February 14, 2012 12:00 PM EST Radiohead , Phish , the Red Hot Chili Peppers and the reunited Beach Boys will head to Manchester, Tenn. this June for the 2012 Bonnaroo Music and Arts Festival. The initial lineup for the annual festival, which takes place from June 7-10 this year, was announced on Tuesday (Feb. 14).…

  5. Afghan Whigs Reuniting for First Concerts in 13 Years

    December 07, 2011 10:00 AM EST The reformation of the Afghan Whigs , a performance of Slayer's "Reign in Blood" and a set by co-curator Mogwai will highlight I'll Be Your Mirror 2012, an All Tomorrow's Parties event taking place May 25-27 at Alexandra Palace in London. The festival will also…

  6. Primal Scream, Wire, Pantha du Prince Highlight 2011 Berlin Festival

    September 12, 2011 7:04 PM EDT The Berlin Festival had signs marked "arrivals" and "departures," not to help spaced-out partygoers but because the two-day event took place at Tempelhof, a decommissioned airport in the center of the city. To say the least, it's an unlikely place for a concert: a…

  7. Endless Summer 2011: Hot Tours & Music Festivals

    June 16, 2011 1:07 PM EDT Chart Article Get the skinny on Lollapalooza, Pitchfork Music Fest, Newport Folk Fest, and 30 more fests you may not even know about. Chart Article Bon Jovi Open Air Tour (also called Circle/Greatest Hits tour) Support: The Breakers Dates: Ongoing until July 31 Price: $120 - $184 ( buy…

  8. Mogwai, "Hardcore Will Never Die, But You Will"

    March 03, 2011 5:37 PM EST These trash-talking Scots have done their quiet-loud noise-rock thing so consistently in the last decade-and-change that Mogwai's reunion here with its original producer hardly makes a recognizable impact. So why mention it? Because, like the half-dozen long-players that preceded it, …

  9. Adele Ties Beatles Record on U.K. Charts, BRIT Awards Boost Winners

    February 21, 2011 11:36 AM EST A dele has become the first living artist since the Beatles in 1964 to have two titles simultaneously in the top five of both the U.K. singles and album charts. The XL-signed star's sophomore album, "21," started a fourth week at No. 1 Sunday (Feb. 20), passing half a million…

  10. Watchmen's Alan Moore Confirms London Gigs

    June 10, 2010 1:18 PM EDT Alan Moore , writer and creator of acclaimed comic books "Watchmen," "V for Vendetta" and "The League of Extraordinary Gentleman," will appear in London next month alongside musical collaborators. Moore, a sometime musician and editor of the eclectic magazine…

  11. Jared Evan Is Ready To Make Major Noise

    October 12, 2009 6:42 PM EDT Sometime in 1992 on Long Island's north shore, four-year-old Jared Evan began smacking the chairs in his family's basement with hockey sticks. To salvage their furniture, his parents borrowed a friend's old Ludwig drum set and passed it on to their rambunctious son. Two years…

  12. Coldplay, Beasties, Tool Headlining All Points West

    March 30, 2009 7:05 AM EDT Coldplay, Tool and the Beastie Boys will headline the second annual All Points West Music & Arts Festival, to be held July 31- Aug. 2 at Liberty State Park in New Jersey, just across the Hudson River from lower Manhattan. Other bands and musicians confirmed for the multi-stage festival…

  13. Insound Beefs Up Indie Vinyl Offerings

    November 12, 2008 12:00 AM EST When online retailer Insound began offering instant MP3 downloads of albums being ordered on vinyl, only a handful of indie labels were on board for the promotion. But by year's end, nearly 500 titles When online retailer Insound began offering instant MP3 downloads of albums being…

  14. My Bloody Valentine Brings The Noise At ATP

    September 22, 2008 12:00 AM EDT Decibel levels ran into the red last night (Sept. 21) as My Bloody Valentine played its first U.S. concert in 16 years to bring the All Tomorrow's Parties festival to an ear-splitting close in Montice Decibel levels ran into the red last night (Sept. 21) as My Bloody Valentine played its…

  15. Previewing The Week's Top New Releases

    September 21, 2008 12:00 AM EDT The Pussycat Dolls put group goals ahead of solo superstardom, Kings Of Leon finally make some big noise at home in the States, TV On The Radio continues its unlikely major-label marriage and Jenny Le A concert album and DVD from Pink Floyd guitarist David Gilmour, "Live in Gdasnk" …

  16. Rock, Relaxation Reign At All Tomorrow's Parties

    September 21, 2008 12:00 AM EDT Extreme sounds echoed through the halls of Kutsher's Country Resort during the second day of New York's premiere All Tomorrow's Parties festival. Extreme sounds echoed through the halls of Kutsher's Country Resort during the second day of New York's premiere All…

  17. All Tomorrow's Parties Overtakes Upstate New York

    September 20, 2008 12:00 AM EDT A quaint, kosher vacation spot in Monticello, N.Y., is the center of the indie rock universe this weekend, as the All Tomorrow's Parties festival touches down at Kutsher's Country Club. The event was A quaint, kosher vacation spot in Monticello, N.Y., is the center of the indie rock…

  18. Mogwai's 'Hawk' Takes Flight This Fall

    July 29, 2008 12:00 AM EDT It's shaping up to be a busy year for seminal Scottish rock act Mogwai. After reissuing its first album, "Young Team," last month, the group's latest effort, "The Hawk Is Howling," arrives Sept. 23 vi It's shaping up to be a busy year for seminal Scottish…

  19. My Bloody Valentine Announces U.S. Tour Dates

    May 06, 2008 12:00 AM EDT As expected, My Bloody Valentine will perform a handful of U.S. concerts in the days following its appearance at upstate New York's All Tomorrow's Parties festival, to be held Sept. 19-21 at Kutshers As expected, My Bloody Valentine will perform a handful of U.S. concerts in the…

  20. My Bloody Valentine To Curate New York Festival

    April 22, 2008 12:00 AM EDT The reunited My Bloody Valentine will headline and curate a new upstate New York branch of the All Tomorrow's Parties festival on Sept. 19-21. According to the Daily Swarm, MBV will also perform in si The reunited My Bloody Valentine will headline and curate a new upstate New York branch…

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